Joe Schomaker, Cooper Bussmann, St. Louis, MO

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Arc Flash & Electrical Safety June 1, 2005

Overcurrent protective devices preserve system integrity

The selection of overcurrent protective devices can have a tremendous impact on the performance of an electrical system. Too often overcurrent protective devices are selected based only on voltage and current ratings. There are many other characteristics of overcurrent protective devices that must be taken into consideration to ensure proper protection of the electrical system.

By Joe Schomaker, Cooper Bussmann, St. Louis, MO